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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday Elizabeth Cady Stanton who was born on November 12, 1815! The steel engraving is in the “History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 1.” The marker in Johnstown, New York, reads: “The Birthplace of Equal Rights for Women in this … Continue reading

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Night after night

“Night after night by the light of an old-fashioned fireplace, we plotted and planned the coming agitation, how, when, and where each entering wedge could be driven, by which woman might be recognized, and her rights secured . . . … Continue reading

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Lest we underestimate

Lest we underestimate the resistance to women as participants in the political arena today- Nov. 2, 1915 – women suffrage amendments to the state constitutions of Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania were soundly defeated! That same year, on Oct. 19th, a … Continue reading

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Prominent Women

Watching the line-up of impressive women speakers last night, I was reminded of an newspaper article I had read earlier in the day about the first international gathering of women with a sub-headline:  “Prominent Women who will Speak During the … Continue reading

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Seneca Falls

In 1993, driving to attend the dedication of the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights National Park, I was so excited to see a prominent historical marker honoring women that I pulled over, got out of the car, and took a picture. … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: A Painting

“Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.” Elizabeth Cady Stanton.  As part of my research for my book about Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, I went to the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.,  to view a … Continue reading

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Countdown

Countdown to Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s 200th birthday on 11/12: “Remember that beauty works from within, it cannot be put on and off like a garment, and it depends far more on the culture of the intellect, the tastes, sentiments, and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Voted in 1880

The photo is from the night last week of the public hearing and vote of the planning board, Tenafly, NJ, on the fate of the Valley Hotel where Elizabeth Cady Stanton attempted to vote on Nov. 2, 1880 with Susan … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Grandmother

Three (Henry, Margaret, Robert) of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s seven children had no children.  Daniel and Fredericka had a daughter Florence; Gerrit and Augusta adopted a daughter Hazel; Theodore and Marguerite had two daughters, a son, and a baby who died; … Continue reading

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“Walk Where They Walked”: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in Wisconsin

A woman who read Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World recently contacted me via my website: “After reading your book about their friendship, I’d love to walk where they walked, etc.  I’m from … Continue reading

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